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VIF | Visualizing Family, Gender Relations and the Body. The Balkans approx. 1860-1950

A wedding rite

A wedding rite, © Institute for Ethnology and Folklore Studies with Ethnographic Museum - AEIM, BASenlarge


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Object:A wedding rite
Description:Full length outdoor shot in the farmyard of a rural house: in the foreground two women, a man and a child are standing; next to them on the left a man is playing the violin. On the right a man in rural clothes is holding a pistol in such a way as if he was firing. On the wooden stairs there are women standing, one of them is holding an infant in her arms, two are showing embroidered covers. A girl, resting her arms on a board parapet with clothes on and over it is looking down from the terrace on the second floor of the house.
Comment:The photograph was a gift to the National Ethnographic Museum from the Bulgarian Ethnographic Society (Balgarsko narodouchno druzhestvo).
Date:Not after 1909
Creator:Karastoyanov, Dimitar Anastasov, (Photographer)
Dimensions:Artefact: 330mm x 390mm
Image: 196mm x 259mm
Format:Not specified
Technique:Not specified
Keywords:290 Clothing
300 Adornment
340 Structures > 342 Dwellings
350 Equipment and Maintenance of BLDGS
360 Settelments
530 Arts > 533 Music
580 Marrige
590 Familiy
890 Gender Roles and Issues
Bibliography:Kassabova, Anelia (2013): Inclusion and Exclusion: The Role of Photography in the Nation-Building Process in Bulgaria from Approximately 1860 to World War I. In: Demski, Dagnosław, Ildikó Sz. Kristóf, and Kamila Baraniecka-Olszewska (Eds.): Competing Eyes: Visual Encounters with Alterity in Central and Eastern Europe. Budapest: L‘ Harmattan, 129.
Copyright:Институт за етнология и фолклористика с Етнографски музей - АЕИМ, БАН
Archive:Institute for Ethnology and Folklore Studies with Ethnographic Museum - AEIM, BAS, Inv. No.: aeim 154
License:This picture is licensed under Creative Commons [CC BY-NC-ND 3.0]
Editor:Anelia Kassabova